People from Mosakahiken Cree Nation hug in front of a makeshift memorial earlier this month at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School to honour the 215 children whose remains were discovered near the facility in British Columbia, Canada. Photograph: Cole Burston/AFP via Getty Images

A First Nation in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has announced the discovery of 751 unmarked graves at a now-defunct residential school, just weeks af(...)

The remains of 215 children have been found buried on the site of this former residential school in Kamloops. Photograph: Andrew Snucins/The Canadian Press/AP.

A mass grave containing the remains of 215 Indigenous children has been discovered on the grounds of a former residential school in the interior of so(...)

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Brandon Lewis visited Dublin for a meeting with the Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney on Wednesday but it was not clear if the amnesty was discussed. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

A row between the Irish and British governments is likely to erupt on Thursday over British plans to give an amnesty to British soldiers accused of cr(...)

Sylvia Maracle: “The Catholic Church has not made their payments” for the residential school system

Sometimes the story that you set out to tell is not the one that wants to be told. On a Friday morning in a house in Dublin, I sit down to speak with (...)

Floral tributes  at the scene of the fire at a halting site in  Carrickmines, Co Dublin in which 10 members of two Traveller families died. Photograph: Eric Luke

There are few more unique experiences to be had in Ireland than a visit to the annual Ballinasloe Horse Fair. It is well known as one of the oldest ho(...)

Former South African president  Nelson Mandela: the  sequel is based on a little known manuscript Mandela wrote by hand but never completed, chronicling his time as the country’s first black president. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images

“I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can rest(...)

Apartheid leader Eugene de Kock (l) appears before the Truth And Reconciliation Commission amnesty hearing in 1999. Photograph: Reuters.

Apartheid leader Eugene de Kock, dubbed ‘Prime Evil’ for his role in the torture and murder of scores of black South African activists in the 1980s an(...)